Maintenance Equipment Operator

California State University System Fullerton , CA 92838

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Job ID: Req. ID 10729BR

Job Title:

Maintenance Equipment Operator

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Date Posted:

November 29, 2018

Closing Date:

December 13, 2018

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Job TitleMaintenance Equipment Operator (Light Automotive Equipment Operator)

ClassificationLight Automotive Equipment Operator-Range A


DepartmentAVP Facilities Mgmt- Landscape Services

Sub-DivisionAssociate VP Capital Programs & Facilities Management

Salary Range$3,093 - $5,433 per month

Appointment TypeTemporary

Time BaseFull-Time

Work ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; this is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2020 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if program needs exist.

Job SummaryIt is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About CSUF:

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding.

We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

About the Position:

The Capital Programs and Facilities Management Department is committed to planning, developing, and maintaining a safe, sustainable, and high quality learning and working environment for the campus community. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Maintenance Equipment Operator (Light Automotive Equipment Operator) . The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Provide general gardening/landscape maintenance services to campus grounds and assist in parking lot landscape maintenance. Operates and maintains riding lawn mowers and tractors, backhoes, skip loaders, trenchers, and similar equipment.

Performs minor adjustments and repairs on motorized equipment. Operates trucks, utility carts, dump trucks, forklifts and pick-up trucks with lift gates to load, move and unload equipment or materials. Operates pressure washing and scrubbing machine for areas as directed and as required for campus beautification and periodic cleaning of areas of typical usage by campus population.

Pressure washing will include use of steam and other equipment/methods for heavily stained areas. Other duties as assigned.

Essential QualificationsKnowledge of safe operation and maintenance procedures of equipment used in landscape maintenance; knowledge of the rules of safe driving; Skill in operating riding mowers, tractors, small motorized equipment; use pressure washer and scrubbing equipment for cleaning concrete and walls; large turf equipment, skip loader and forklift, up to 3000 lb. capacity; Ability and specialized skills to operate equipment safely, recognize hazards and follow practices and laws to ensure safety and follow manuals and guidelines pertaining to operation of State vehicles; Skill to load and unload vehicles correctly and safety; ability to service and make routine repairs on equipment; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; excellent customer service skills; skill in using a computer to check and enter information.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred QualificationsPrevious experience operating motorized mowers and other motorized equipment including skip loaders, tractors, dump trucks and forklift.

License/ CertificationValid California Driver's License

Special Working ConditionsPosition works outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. May be required to work overtime to complete assignments.Position carries a master key. Position requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check.

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Hiring PreferenceOn-Campus CSUEU Employees

Application Deadline13-Dec-2018

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